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Year of the Lion

We’re a global organization of active men and women, and it shows in our calendar. Each year, we seek to make a greater global impact than the year before. One way we do this is by participating in critical, long-standing events, and by adding new ones throughout the years.

July 2021

 

July 1

August 2021

 

August 10

  • Executive Committee Meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)

August 11-13

  • LCIF Board of Trustee Meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)

August 15

September 2021

 

September 15

October 2021

 
Vision Awareness Month
Lions Membership Growth Month
Leo Membership Growth Month

October 1

  • Peace Poster Contest kits purchasing deadline from the Lions International Shop
  • LCIF grant application deadline for consideration in January 2022 by the LCIF Board of Trustees and the SightFirst Advisory Committees for Childhood Cancer, Diabetes, Hunger, Matching, Lions Quest and SightFirst grants. (Final submission deadline subject to finalization of the board and committee meeting dates. Contact LCIF for confirmation.)

October 28-31

  • International Board of Directors Meetings (San Diego, California, USA)

October 31

November 2021

 
Diabetes Awareness Month

November 15

  • Postmark deadline for a club to send one winning Peace Poster (per contest) to the district governor
  • Leo October Membership Growth Award Nominations Due

December 2021

 

December 1

  • Postmark deadline for a district governor to send their one winning Peace Poster and/or Peace Essay to the multiple district council chairperson. A district not belonging to a multiple district must send their one Peace Poster and/or one Peace Essay directly to Brand & Creative at Lions Clubs International Headquarters.

December 5

  • International Leo Day

December 15

  • Postmark deadline for multiple district council chairpersons to send their one winning Peace Poster and/or Peace Essay to Brand & Creative at Lions Clubs International

January 2022

 
Hunger Awareness Month

January 11

  • Executive Committee Meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)

January 12-18

  • LCIF Board of Trustee Meetings (Virtual)

January 15

February 2022

 
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

February 1

  • LCIF grant application deadline for consideration in May 2022 by the LCIF Board of Trustees for Childhood Cancer, Diabetes, Hunger, Matching, and Lions Quest grants. (Final submission deadline subject to finalization of the board and committee meeting dates. Contact LCIF for confirmation.)

Past events

 
July 2020
July 1 July 15
  • Final day to report Lions service activities for fiscal year 2020 – 2021
August 2020
August 12
  • International Youth Day
August 4-7 (Tentative)
  • LCIF New Trustee Orientation (Virtual)
August 13-15
  • LCIF Board of Trustees Meeting (Virtual)
August 15
  • Leo Club Program Advisory Panel nominations due
  • Leo Club Excellence Award applications due
  • Club service chairperson Kindness Matters Service Award nominations due to the District GST coordinator
  • Top Ten Youth Camps and Exchange Chairperson nominations due to Lions Clubs International
August 31
  • Final day to submit Club and District Team Excellence Awards nominations
  • Final day to submit Presidential Zone and Region Chairperson Awards nominations
September 2020
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
September 15
  • District GST coordinator Kindness Matters Service Award nominations due to the multiple district GST coordinator
October 2020
Vision Awareness Month
Lions Membership Growth Month
Leo Membership Growth Month
October 1 October 8
  • World Sight Day
October 10-13
  • International Board of Directors Meeting (Virtual)
October 15
  • Matching, Diabetes, Hunger, Childhood Cancer, SightFirst, and Lions Quest grants application submission deadline for consideration in January 2021 by the LCIF Board of Trustees and the Lions Quest and SightFirst Advisory Committees
October 24 October 29 - November 1 (Rescheduled for November 2021) October 31
  • New Voices nominations due for first quarter recognition
  • Multiple district GST Kindness Matters Service Award nomination due to Lions Clubs International
November 2020
Diabetes Awareness Month
November 1 November 8
  • CA III Faculty Development Institute (FDI) application due (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
November 14
  • World Diabetes Day
November 15
  • Postmark deadline for a club to send one winning Peace Poster (per contest) to the district governor
  • Leo October Membership Growth Award nominations due
November 28
  • CA V Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) application due (Taichung, China Taiwan)
December 2020
December 1
  • Postmark deadline for a district governor to send their one winning Peace Poster and/or Peace Essay to the multiple district council chairperson. A district not belonging to a multiple district must send their one Peace Poster and/or one Peace Essay directly to Brand & Creative at Lions Clubs International Headquarters.
December 5
  • International Leo Day
December 10-13 (Rescheduled for December 2021) December 15
  • Postmark deadline for multiple district council chairpersons to send their one winning Peace Poster and/or Peace Essay to Brand & Creative at Lions Clubs International
January 2021
Hunger Awareness Month
January 8
  • Application deadlines for Faculty Development Institutes to be held in Kunming, Yunnan, China and Seoul, Korea on April 8-10, 2021
January 9
  • Application deadline for the Advanced Lions Leadership Institute to be held in Nelson, New Zealand on April 9-11, 2021
January 11
  • Executive Committee meeting (Oak Brook, IL, USA) (Virtual)
January 13
  • Melvin Jones’ birthday
January 13-21
  • LCIF Board of Trustees meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA) (Virtual)
January 15
  • Peace Poster Kits go on sale in the Lions International Shop
  • New Voices nominations due for second quarter recognition
January 16
  • Application deadlines for the Advanced Lions Leadership Institute to be held in Lome, Togo and the Faculty Development Institutes to be held in Porto, Portugal and Sydney, Australia on April 16-18, 2021
January 23-24
  • FOLAC Forum (Bucaramanga, Columbia) (Virtual)
January 30
  • Application deadlines for the Faculty Development Institute to be held in Quito, Ecuador and the Advanced Lions Leadership Institute to be held in Pune, India on April 30 - May 2, 2021
February 2021
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

February 1

  • Application deadline for consideration in May 2021 by the LCIF Board of Trustees and the Lions Quest Advisory Committee for Childhood Cancer, Diabetes, Hunger, Matching and Lions Quest grants. Final submission deadline subject to finalization of the board meeting dates. Contact LCIF for confirmation)

February 15

  • International Childhood Cancer Day

February 21

  • Application deadlines for the Faculty Development Institutes to be held in Tampere, Finland and Stockholm, Sweden on May 22-24, 2021

February 22

  • Application deadline for the Advanced Lions Leadership Institute to be held in Mombasa, Kenya on May 23-25, 2021

February 26

  • Last day for early discount on convention registration fees
March 2021
March 1 March 15
  • New Voices nominations due for third quarter recognition
March 22-24
  • Advanced Lions Leadership Institute in Taichung, China Taiwan
March 31
  • Last day for regular convention registration fees
  • Deadline to register for the Africa Lions Summit on April 8-10 (Virtual)
April 2021
Environmental Awareness Month
Family & Friends Month
Leo Club Awareness Month
April April 8-10
  • Africa Lions Summit (Virtual)
  • Faculty Development Institutes in Seoul, Korea
April 9-11
  • Advanced Lions Leadership Institute in Nelson, New Zealand
April 10 April 12-15
  • Lions Day on Capitol Hill: Washington DC, USA (Virtual)
April 12-21
  • International Board of Directors meeting (Virtual)
April 16-18
  • Advanced Lions Leadership Institute in Lome, Togo and Faculty Development Institutes in Sydney, Australia
April 22
  • Earth Day
April 24
  • Lions Worldwide Induction Day
May 2021
Strengthen Membership Month
May May 1
  • GAT District Funding submissions due
  • Application deadline for consideration in August 2021 by the LCIF Board of Trustees and the SightFirst Advisory Committees for Childhood Cancer, Diabetes, Hunger, Matching, Lions Quest and SightFirst grants. (Final submission deadline subject to finalization of the board and committee meeting dates. Contact LCIF for confirmation.)
May 14-16
  • Advanced Lions Leadership Institutes in Atlanta, GA, USA
May 15
  • Officer Reporting Form (PU101) filings due
  • New Voices final nominations due for fourth quarter recognition
May 18-25
  • LCIF Board of Trustees and Lions Quest Advisory Committee meetings (Virtual)
May 19
  • Executive Committee Meeting (Virtual)
May 28-30
  • Advanced Lions Leadership Institute in Rome, Italy
June 2021
June 1
  • Helen Keller Day
June 1-15 June 7
  • Lions Clubs International birthday
June 13-16
  • International Board of Directors meeting (Atlanta, Georgia)
June 15
  • Pre-certified delegate form submission due for voting at International Convention
June 25 June 25-29 June 30
  • Last day to submit district goals for first vice district governor/district governor elects.